Vintage romance. A UK first edition, first impression - first printing stated on the copyright page.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy ( artwork by Abbey ) is bright, fresh and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 5/- on the spine panel. It shows light wear at the edges and gentle rubbing at the spine ends. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and tight. The boards are very clean. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are spotted. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Book condition: very good ++ Wrapper: near fine
Publisher : Herbert Jenkins 1940